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Michael Waltrip

Michael Waltrip, of Owensboro, Kentucky, is a race car driver for NASCAR. He is the younger brother of former driver Darrell Waltrip. He most recently drove the #15 NAPA Toyota Camry. Waltrip was the 1981 Kentucky Motor Speedway Mini-Modified Division champion, the 1983 NASCAR Dash Series champion, and won the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003.
Michael Waltrip, of Owensboro, Kentucky, is a race car driver for NASCAR. He is the younger brother of former driver Darrell Waltrip. He most recently drove the #15 NAPA Toyota Camry. Waltrip was the 1981 Kentucky Motor Speedway Mini-Modified Division champion, the 1983 NASCAR Dash Series champion, and won the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003. « Show less

Top Michael Waltrip Articles

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  • Hendrick teammates grab front row for Daytona 500, Field Set for Duels

    Dale Earnhardt, Junior grabbed his 10th career pole on Sunday for NASCAR's biggest race of the year. Junior put up a fast last of 186.089 mph  in Daytona 500 qualifying, nipping his teammate Jeff Gordon, who timed in at 185.966 mph. Qualifying for the...
  • Burton, Busch lead Daytona qualifying

    Burton, Busch lead Daytona qualifying
    Jeff Burton has won the second Daytona 500 qualifying race by beating teammate Clint Bowyer to the finish line. NASCAR sensation Brad Keselowski also pushed his unheralded older brother, Brian, through the field Thursday and into a transfer spot that...
  • Kurt Busch 2-for-2 at Daytona with qualifying win

    DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (AP) — Jeff Burton won the second Daytona 500 qualifying race by beating teammate Clint Bowyer to the finish line. Kurt Busch won the first of Thursday's two qualifiers, which set the field for the Daytona 500. Dale...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

    The Backstretch Blog: Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
    What makes Daytona special from other races? It's the history, it's the pageantry, it's knowing that you are racing, where all the greats raced before you. That's why, generally speaking more people show up at this race than any other all season long....
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Stars Align for NASCAR's Next Big Thing

    Unless you are a hard core racing fan, you may not know the name Trevor Bayne. And you my think that the road to the Daytona 500 was easy for the young 20 year old phenom. In many ways you would be right. He never ran an ARCA or a truck race. He...
  • Wood Brothers back in the spotlight because of Daytona

    Wood Brothers back in the spotlight because of Daytona
    Even if you don't know much about racing, you may be interested to know the 53rd running of the Daytona 500 was a history making race for Virginia, and Wood Brothers Racing. Just a day after turning 20, rookie Trevor Bayne got the Woods back to...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Missing the Point

    So a funny thing happened on the way to NASCAR trying to make the points system easier and give each series a distinct identity. They made a mess. My phone, email and facebook have been blown up by casual fans more confused then ever. "Why can't Trevor...
  • Vision Aviation Racing penalized after Waltrip win

    NASCAR Has penalized the Truck Series team Michael Waltrip drove for at Daytona International Speedway. Waltrip won the season-opening truck race for Vision Aviation Racing. NASCAR found that his spoiler had broken over the closing laps. NASCAR On...
  • Bowyer finishes second in Phoenix Truck race

    Kyle Busch was fastest out of the pits on the opening stop and on the track the rest of the night, leading the final 107 laps to win a wreck-filled NASCAR trucks race at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday. NASCAR voted in the offseason that drivers...
  • Kyle Busch to start on pole for Kentucky Cup race

    Kyle Busch will be on the pole for the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway, grabbing the top spot after rain washed out qualifying and the starting order was based on practice times. Juan Pablo Montoya will start second in Saturday...
  • 2011 Daytona 500 results

    2011 Daytona 500 results Finish | Start | Car # | Driver | Car Make | Sponsor | Points/Bonus | Laps | Status | Winning 1 | 32 | 21 | Trevor Bayne | Ford | Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center | 0 | 208 | Running | 1,463,810 2 | 22 | 99 | Carl...
  • 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers

    Car | Driver | Make | Sponsor | Team | Crew Chief 43 | A.J. Allmendinger | Ford | Best Buy | Richard Petty Motorsports | Mike Shiplett 9 | Marcos Ambrose | Ford | Stanley | Richard Petty Motorsports | Todd Parrott 21 | Trevor Bayne | Ford | Motorcraft/...